T.J. Riddle selected for outstanding 4-H lifetime volunteer award

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By QCS Staff Thelma Jo Riddle, a 4-H leader for 20 years in Quay County, was selected as the New Mexico recipient of the 2009 Salute To Excellence Award. This award recognizes 4-H volunteers who demonstrate exemplary service to 4-H, while promoting service through volunteerism as both an opportunity and a privilege, according to a […]

‘Young Leaders’ prepare for D.C. trip

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun Six Tucumcari Middle School students have been nominated to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. this summer. Eliano Chavarria, Merissa Cooper, Vincent Grap, John Martinez, Olana Romero and Genisis Rodriguez will be leaving June 14 and returning June 19. For many it will be their […]

Phil H. Bidegain recognized as livestock industry leader

By Carol Wilson, special to QCS (Reprinted from New Mexico Stockman , November, 2007 with permission from the publisher.) By Carol Wilson Special to the QCS The lightening dances across the night sky, tearing at the darkness with jagged fingers. As the first drops of rain begin to fall, Phillip Howard Bidegain leaves the sheltering […]

Rattler hoopsters named all-district

William Thompson:Quay County Sun Four Rattler players were chosen by coaches from other district teams for honors related to the Class AA District 6 All-District Team. Tucumcari High School basketball players Matt Braziel and Nemi Salvador were recently named to the Class AA District 6 All-District team. Robert Munoz and Nathan McDonald were given honorable-mention […]

Nine from THS to all-district lists

William Thompson The 2003-2004 District 6-AA All District basketball teams were announced recently, and members of the Tucumcari boys’ and girls’ varsity squads were selected. For the boys, Ray Johnson and Chris McCasland made First Team All-District. Johnson said he was happy to make the team for the second straight year. “This being my senior […]